THOUGHTS

Three poems for the season

Young boy runs through water from a sprinkler.
Young boy runs through water from a sprinkler.
Photo by MI PHAM on Unsplash.

Summer Is Here!


Breaking news on your favorite words and phrases

A large reflective statue of the word EPIC.
A large reflective statue of the word EPIC.
Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash.


Memories, Miles, and Milestones in My ’96 Honda Civic

Woman hugs the steering wheel of her car.
Woman hugs the steering wheel of her car.
Saying goodbye.


RELATIONSHIPS

It Grows Stronger with Time

An elderly couple walk along a city street. They are both looking down. The man has a cane.
An elderly couple walk along a city street. They are both looking down. The man has a cane.
Photo by bennett tobias on Unsplash.


STRUGGLES

Three Bad Habits I’m Trying to Break

A white neon sign against a dark brick wall spells out “bad habits.”
A white neon sign against a dark brick wall spells out “bad habits.”
Photo by Manan Chhabra on Unsplash.

Fear


Mourning While Others Are Celebrating

Statue of an angel sits on a tombstone in a cemetery — head bowed down, hands in lap.
Statue of an angel sits on a tombstone in a cemetery — head bowed down, hands in lap.
Photo by Veit Hammer on Unsplash.


SELF LOVE

Don’t Let Illusions Erode Your Self Confidence

Silhouettes of four women with arms outstretched in front of the sun.
Silhouettes of four women with arms outstretched in front of the sun.
Let’s celebrate the breadth of humanity’s natural beauty. [Photo by Dennis Magati from Pexels.]


Go Ahead and Play the Race Card

Civil rights march on Washington, D.C. on August 28th, 1963. Women in foreground hold up signs reading: “we demand equal rights now, we march for integrated schools now, we demand an end to bias now, and we demand decent housing now.”
Civil rights march on Washington, D.C. on August 28th, 1963. Women in foreground hold up signs reading: “we demand equal rights now, we march for integrated schools now, we demand an end to bias now, and we demand decent housing now.”
Civil Rights March in 1963. (Photo by Unseen Histories on Unsplash.)

Aabye-Gayle F.

Editor & Writer https://afavilla.wordpress.com/ | Dog person with cats.

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